About Us

NAVIKA completes 6 years on March 23rd 2014!

NAVIKA (North America Vishwa Kannada Association) is a nonprofit organization created to promote and enrich the very rich cultural heritage of Karnataka. The ancient history of Kannadigas dates back to 3000BC.

It is estimated that nearly 60+ thousand people from Karnataka are living in the United States of America. Regardless of their socioeconomic status, NAVIKA welcomes all these Kannadigas and people of Karnataka origin residing outside of India.

This diverse community is eminently successful and is determined to contribute and benefit from Karnataka’s progress and development in addition to the purposes mentioned above.

NAVIKA’s 3rd World Kannada Summit organized in Raleigh, NC in association with Carolina Kannada Balaga, Sampige Triangle Kannada Association and Triad Kannada Association. We invite your active participation in celebrating the unique and rich Kannada culture and tradition. Please register and take the opportunity to be part of the grand festivities